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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Domperidone. Please consult your doctor.
Domperidone may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the develo... View More
Domperidone is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is no... View More
Domperidone may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Domperidone should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Domperidone may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Domperidone should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Domperidone may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of... View More
Domperidone is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of indigestion, nausea and vomiting. It blocks the substance on the brain that triggers nau... View More
Uses of Domperidone
Side effects of Domperidone
- Dryness in mouth
- Stomach pain
How to use Domperidone
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Domperidone is to be taken... View More
How Domperidone works
Domperidone is a prokinetic. It works on the region in the brain that controls vomiting. It also acts on the upper digestive tract to increase the movem... View More
What if you forget to take Domperidone?
If you miss a dose of Domperidone, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to yo... View More
- Domperidone helps relieve nausea, vomiting and indigestion.
- It should be taken before meals as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.
- It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Domperidone as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
- Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
- Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever, or stomach pain that does not go away.
- Do not take it for longer than 7 days without consulting your doctor.
Gastritis, Lactation, Migraine, Nausea and vomiting, Gastroparesis, Non ulcer dyspepsia
Should be taken on an empty stomach. Take 15-30 min before meals.
Oral Adults: Nausea and vomiting 10-20 mg 4-8 hrly. Max: 80 mg/day. Non ulcer dyspepsia 10 mg 3-4 times daily. Max: 20 mg 3-4 times daily. Last dos... View More
Oral Children : 0.2 - 0.4 mg/kg every 4 - 8 hours daily. Rectal Child: <12 yr >15 kg: 30 mg bid; >12 yr >35 kg: 60 mg bid.
Renal impairment: Mild to moderate: No dosage adjustment needed. Severe: Reduce dosing to 1-2 times daily w/ prolonged treatment.
Hypersensitivity. GI haemorrhage, obstruction and perforation, patients with prolactin releasing pituitary hormone, chronic admin or routine prophylaxis... View More
Mode of Action
Domperidone is a peripheral dopamine-receptor blocker. It increases oesophageal peristalsis, enhances gastroduodenal coordination and lowers oesophageal... View More
Phaeochromocytoma; children<2 yr, elderly; renal or hepatic impairment. Risk of cardiac arrhythmias and hypokalaemia if administered IV. Pregnancy and l... View More
Drowsiness, extrapyramidal reactions, galactorrhoea, gynaecomastia; constipation or diarrhoea, lassitude, decreased libido, skin rash, itch. Potentia... View More
May antagonise the hypoprolactinaemic effect of bromocriptine. May antagonise the prokinetic effect w/ opioid analgesics and antimuscarinics. Potenti... View More
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